The spirit of celebration: Scenes from the Class of 2024's Spring Convocation

- June 3, 2024

Friends and family celebrated with the Class of 2024 last week and the week prior at Spring Convocation. A total of 4,155 graduates were recognized during 19 ceremonies between May 21-31.

We were there to capture some special moments across all of Dal's campuses. Take a look back at scenes from an amazing celebration. 

Faculty of Agriculture student proceed to their ceremony as piper George MacIntosh watches on.

Agriculture students entertain their fellow graduands prior to the ceremony in Truro on May 21.

Faculty of Agriculture graduates pose with Rocky the Ram.

Faculty of Science grads gather with the Dal Tiger.

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences PhD graduate Krista Collier-Jarvis is hooded by Chair of Senate Dr. Louise Spiteri.

Engineering graduates show off their iron rings.

Cheers to the Class of 2024 

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The Dalhousie sign at the corner of Robie Street and University Avenue is a popular photo spot.

Ken Clark, who is in his eighties, graduates from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. 

Dental Hygiene graduates with some punny signs at their Convocation dinner.

Balloons add a colourful cheer as graduates and their families mingle.

Elder Tom Christmas holds and eagle feather while welcoming Convocation attendees to Mi’kma’ki.

Faculty of Health graduates hamming it up.

Missed a ceremony you wished you'd been able to attend?

All 19 ceremonies are archived and ready for viewing, complete with addresses from Dalhousie President Kim Brooks and, in some cases, our honorary degree recipients.

Find them all here.

Full lists of our Spring graduates

Find out about all our grads from undergraduate and graduate students to those who received special academic distinctions, medals and class prizes. Take a look.

Download the Spring Convocation program

Law graduates pose outside the Weldon Law Building.

A valedictory address during Law's ceremony.

Family and friends watching Law graduands enter the Dal Arts Centre.

Law professor Michelle Williams with the New Dawn Staff of Place and Belonging.

The steps of the Dal Arts Centre are crowded after each ceremony.

Dentistry grads.

More dentistry grads.

Pharmacy students recite the Oath of a Pharmacist at a pre-convocation ceremony.

Chemistry graduate Breanna Taylor shows off her departmental pin at a post-Convocation reception.

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences grads pose while waiting for their ceremony to begin.

Masters of Resource and Environmental Management graduate Juli Bishwokarma wearing a graduation stole honouring her native Nepal.

President Kim Brooks and Provost Frank Harvey before Dr. Harvey’s last convocation as provost.

Everyone wanted a photo with the Dal Tiger.

Medical Sciences graduands pose before their convocation ceremony.


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